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Fressain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fressain in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 12 km from Fressain

Visit Fressain: highlights and tourist information

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Fressain is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 12 km and Cambrai at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Fressain, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Fressain in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Douai

Douai

at 12 km (direction north-west)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 24 km (direction north-east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it is...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 29 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
 
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Arras

Arras

at 30 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 32 km (direction east)

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 40 km (direction east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Lille

Lille

at 40 km (direction north-north-west)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an...

See Lille guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 43 km (direction east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman...

See Bavay guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the...

See Maroilles guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 45 km (direction east-south-east)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large...

See Roubaix guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Fressain

 
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Markets in and near Fressain

  • Aniche: market Friday (7km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (12km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (14km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (15km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)

Hotels near Fressain

More information about Fressain, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Fressain, France

What to do at Fressain? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fressain.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (23km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (24km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (43km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (8km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (33km)
  • Wattignies (35km)
  • Wasquehal (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fressain is in the north-east of France at 40 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fressain is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fressain

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59234

Distance to Fressain

from Lille (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 120 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 669 km

from Strasbourg: 380 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fressain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Aniche, Aubencheul-Au-Bac, Auberchicourt, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Cantin, Emerchicourt, Erchin, Fechain, Fressies, Hem-Lenglet, Lewarde, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Monchecourt, Oisy-le-Verger, Paillencourt, Roucourt, Villers-Au-Tertre and Wasnes-Au-Bac.

This page in French: Visiter Fressain

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